Edition:
United States

Joanna Plucinska

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president

Jun 10 2019

WARSAW Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda said.

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance

Jun 05 2019

WARSAW/BRUSSELS Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping.

Poland, U.S. near deal for more American troops, no sign of 'Fort Trump'

May 22 2019

WASHINGTON/WARSAW Poland and the United States are close to a deal on an increased U.S. military presence in the central European state, including more personnel and infrastructure, ahead of a visit by President Andrzej Duda to Washington in June, officials told Reuters.

Polish PM upsets Jews calling compensation pay 'victory for Hitler'

May 21 2019

WARSAW Poland's prime minister has outraged the Jewish community by saying compensation for property seized during World War Two would represent a posthumous triumph for Adolf Hitler.

Polish PM upsets Jews calling compensation pay 'victory for Hitler'

May 21 2019

WARSAW, May 21 Poland's prime minister has outraged the Jewish community by saying compensation for property seized during World War Two would represent a posthumous triumph for Adolf Hitler.

Lawyers lament harsh sentences, rushed changes in Poland's criminal code

May 17 2019

WARSAW Polish lawmakers have approved a package of criminal justice reforms condemned as too tough by legal experts who also accused the conservative ruling party of rushing through important legislative changes in violation of democratic principles.

Respect constitution, EU's Tusk tells Polish leaders

May 03 2019

WARSAW European Council President Donald Tusk called on Poland's political leaders to respect the constitution in a speech in Warsaw on Friday, amid speculation that he may return to domestic politics when his EU term ends in November. | Video

Ex-communist states want more decentralised EU: Polish PM

May 01 2019

WARSAW The mostly ex-communist countries that have joined the European Union in the past 15 years want Brussels to return more powers to national capitals, Poland's prime minister said on Wednesday after hosting a summit of the 13 newcomers.

Germany owes Poland over $850 billion in WW2 reparations: senior lawmaker

Apr 26 2019

WARSAW Germany could owe Poland more than $850 billion in reparations for damages it incurred during World War Two and the brutal Nazi occupation, a senior ruling party lawmaker said.

Poland to hold off blanket ban on Huawei 5G gear due to cost concerns

Apr 16 2019

WARSAW Poland is unlikely to exclude all Huawei equipment from its next generation mobile networks, a government minister told Reuters, in part to avoid increased costs for mobile operators.

World News